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Lostprophets Ex-Singer Ian Watkins Sentenced to 29 Years for Child Sex Crimes

Offbeat  (tags: Pedophile, Singer Ian Watkins Sentenced to 29 Years, Animal sex crimes were not counted, Many Counts dropped, Convicted Pedophile )

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Watkins - must serve at least two-thirds of his 29-year term, then spend six more years on strict probation.A manipulative and dangerous sexual predator who had abused his fame to help to help satisfy his "insatiable lust."

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PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Wednesday December 18, 2013, 6:23 pm
Well, A few weeks ago I posted 2 news articles about this Singer and the 32 plus counts of rape to babies,children and animals. There was proof to the 32 counts.... I guess he managed to get those lowered to just 13 counts/charges... Those are only the ones we know about.

There was a petition also after I posted the 2 articles. I have read more since then.It's only been a few weeks but I found more to look into.

A conviction of 29 years for 13 counts is better than a slap on the wrist sort of (Not in my book)
I am glad he will be going to prison and then the 6 years of probation...

I know 2 very very close cases to me that just one person was sent to prison for 4 life sentences back to back ,no parole. Both men were sentenced the same way for severe torture and leaving the one child each they were charged for ,left to die. That was a good sentence and one of those men were killed in prison for being a pedophile.

At least he will be in prison for a good part of what is left of his ife. I personally think even at 13 counts that is major and this should have been life!!!! Some of those kids may never forget.

I did think it was going to be less than this. Boy he sure ot out of so many charges against him. They started wit 32 counts and proof. This is 13. That's a serial pedophile. He should never be let out.

I assume someone will probably happen to him.

At least he will be in prison. The judge sounds like he was OK. Maybe for that area of the world this is excellent. I'm just a little sad it was not life.

I wish I could hotlink you all to the 3 news posts for this story if you wanted to check them out. You can always look under my name if interested.

Don't get me wrong at all. I'm still glad he is charged a lot more than I expected. I can't help even at 13 counts/charges that this seems so low.

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Wednesday December 18, 2013, 6:25 pm
Two female accomplices, described by prosecutors as "active participants in the most shocking abuse of their own children," were jailed for 15 and 16 years, respectively. They have not been identified in order to protect the identities of their children.

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Wednesday December 18, 2013, 6:28 pm
"Those who have appeared in these courts over many years see a large number of horrific cases," Royce said in the sentencing at Cardiff Crown Court. "This case, however, breaks new ground."

......The 29 years with probation still seems so low to me.

Mary T (358)
Wednesday December 18, 2013, 10:58 pm
speechless, do not understand why women would molest their own child because someone tells them to do it...these women most have no self esteem and should never be able to have children. there are too many sick people in the world - thanks Prima for the story

Rose Becke (141)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 1:34 am
It should have been life SCUM

Rose Becke (141)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 1:35 am
Mary T, I agree with what you said !

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 9:25 am
All 3 disgusting fleas should get life sentences without parole---too lenient in my opinion--especially where the females are concerned. Thx Prima

Theodore Shayne (56)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 10:19 am

Andrew C (6)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 10:37 am
Extremely shocking and disturbing case. Wondering if 29 years is enough for this scumbag. Noted.

Frances Darcy (133)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 10:38 am
He is an evil man but those "mothers" are the lowest of the lowest and should never see daylight....

Caroline S (78)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 11:16 am
Indéfendable, inexcusable. A vomir.

Connie O (44)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 2:02 pm
Even this sentence is not long enough ... and what is wrong with those women??!

Rose Becke (141)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 2:07 pm
I shall share this Prima

penny C (83)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 2:24 pm

Bridget Robertson (106)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 2:53 pm
Noted. This story is appalling. Both what's his name and the "mother"!!!

Birgit W (160)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 2:55 pm

Syd H (0)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 2:59 pm
So this vile creature is given a 29 year sentence, but could be free to commit the same sorts of evil crime again, in just 19 years and 4 months. There is something seriously wrong with the British justice system, when each of the children he sexually abused and RAPED have to cope with a WHOLE LIFE (maybe 70, 80 or 90 years) sentence of misery and shame, yet he can put everything out of his mind and walk free in less than 20 years.
If we cannot execute filth like him, (thanks to the left wing / liberal perverts who misguidedly believe he and others like him should have human and civil rights) we should at least be entitled to lock him away from all human contact with absolutely no comforts and minimal food and water, until such time as he takes is final breath.

Joanne Dixon (38)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 5:10 pm
EVERYONE has rights. That is not a perversion. It is perversion to deny it. That said, I agree the sentence is too short. It is impressive for so rich a defendant, but it is still too short.

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 8:02 pm
Thank You all for your comments.

The sentence is way too short.

What I was trying to write in my first comment was that I know of 2 different men given 4 back to back life sentences with no parole for each harming ONE child over and over again.

To me that was saying they wont ever get out again. One was killed and that was very good news to me.

This performer or whoever he thinks he is had many many charges against him and so many children.they left out the animal . They lowered this to 13 counts . That is enough to say life without parole.

I did think it would be a shorter sentence.
You know what? He really will still be young enough to do this again when he gets out. Hopefully he wont be getting out!!!!

I liked the way the judge was thinking but still way too short. I look at the judegs words and it sounds like he understands how horrific this is but this is a surpriingly low sentence for so many counts against him. He sure got out of so many of them. I don't know how that happened because there was a lot of proof.

I did not see anything mentioned about being on a sex registry if he ever gets out. Maybe I missed it but I didn't see that.

I was shocked to see he was sentenced and only 29 years with the counts lowered so much.

Thank You all.

The only thing I can say is I do appreciate seeing what happened from the start to end of a story posted. I wanted to know .

Yvonne F (181)
Monday December 23, 2013, 9:52 am
Shocking, mildly speaking!!!!!!!!!!! This guy should never get out in the society again. He belongs locked up for eternity. It is amazing how manipulative he has been and how he has succeed to make other people behave as monsters as well!
Thanks Prima for sharing and Rose for forwarding

Jessica K (103)
Friday December 27, 2013, 12:54 pm
Thank God this guy is locked up, and should be for the rest of his life. I just wish his female accomplices were locked up for longer sentences, as I consider them to be just as culpable. Noted and thanks.
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